pellets of frozen rain which fall in showers from cumulonimbus clouds.
Stratus clouds are flat clouds that form in low altitudes.
Cumulus clouds are the puffy clouds that look like puffs of cotton.
Wispy and feathery cirrus clouds are formed in high wind conditions in the upper atmosphere.
a device that measures temperature
- a tool that measures air pressure
a tool that measures wind speed and air pressure
a tool that shows which way the wind is blowing (North, East, South, West)
a tool that collects water falling on it and records the change over time in the rainfall depth
a tool that measures humidity by taking both a wet-bulb and a dry-bulb temperature reading
the process by which heat or electricity is directly transmitted through a substance
the movement caused within a fluid by the tendency of hotter and therefore less dense material to rise
the state of the atmosphere with respect to heat or cold, wetness or dryness, calm or storm, clearness or cloudiness
pellets of frozen rain which fall in showers from cumulonimbus clouds.
water vapor frozen into ice crystals and falling in light white flakes or lying on the ground as a white layer.
a form of precipitation consisting of ice pellets, often mixed with rain or snow.
What is the name of the scale used to measure the magnitude of the Tropical storms?
where do 11% of al Tropical Storms occur each year?
What is found approximately 23°27′ N of the terrestrial Equator?
Which Hurricane occured in 2005 causing large scale flooding to the area of new orleans ?
adjusting the building to make it resistant to wind
Have a devastating effect on the low lying coastal areas and arise due to high sea levels
menacing looking multi-level clouds, extending high into the sky in towers or plumes
where the earth's rotation affects the way that winds travel over the earth.
strategy designed to reduce or eliminate risks to people and property from natural hazards
areas of............. bring strong rain, strong winds and changeable conditions
The name of tropical storms in the area where covid first came from?
allows the storm to be tracked to give warning so the area to be evacuated.
Primary impact of a tropical storm can bring about severe mudslides and flooding
The centre of a tropical storm
LIQUID WATER IN THE FORM OF DROPLETS THAT FALL FROM THE SKY
A VIOLENT, TROPICAL, CYCLONIC STORM HAVING WIND SPEED OF OR IN EXCESS OF 72 MILES PER HOUR
A RAPID FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS
SOUND OF SUDDEN INCREASE IN PRESSURE AND TEMPERATURE FROM LIGHTNING
A VISIBLE MASS OF PARTICLES OF CONDENSED VAPOR SUSPENDED IN THE ATMOSPHERE
A NATURAL MOVEMENT OF AIR
CAUSED BY REFLECTION, REFRACTION AND DISPERSION OF LIGHT IN WATER DROPLETS RESULTING IN A SPECTRUM OF LIGHT APPEARING IN THE SKY
A RAPIDLY ROTATING COLUMN OF AIR
A SUDDEN ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE THAT OCCURS DURING A THUNDERSTORM
PELLETS OF FROZEN RAIN THAT FALLS FROM CUMULONIMBUS CLOUDS
The short term state of the atmosphere, including temperature, humidity, precipitation, wind, and visibility.
The amount of water vapor in the air.
The ratio of the amount of water vapor in the air to the maximum amount of water vapor the air can hold at a set temperature.
The change of state from a gas to a liquid.
Thunderstorms come from this cloud.
Any form of water that falls to the Earth's surface from the clouds.
The most common form of precipitation.
A large body of air where the temperature and moisture are constant throughout.
The boundary between air masses of different densities and usually different temperatures.
An area in the atmosphere that has lower pressure than the surrounding areas and has winds that spiral towards the center.
The rotation of air around a high pressure center in the direction opposite of Earth's rotation.
A usually brief heavy storm, heavy storm that consists of rain, strong winds, lightning, and thunder.
An electric discharge that takes place between two oppositely charged surfaces, such as between a clouded the ground, between two clouds, or between two parts of the same cloud.(Hint: Part of a thunderstorm)
The sound caused by the rapid expansion of air along an electrical strike.(Hint: Part of a thunderstorm)
A destructive, rotating column of air that has very high wind speeds, is visible as a funnel-shaped cloud, and touches the ground.(Hint:75% of them occur in the U.S.)
A sever storm that develops over tropical oceans and whose strong winds of more than 120Km/h spiral toward the intensely low pressure storm center.(Hint: Start as thunderstorms over tropical oceans.)
An instrument used to measure temperature.
Instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure.
Instrument used to measure wind speed.
A collection of small water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the air is cooled and condensation occurs.
bob the cat
Analyzes, and forecast the weather
A process that transforms liquid to gas or vapor
Opposite of evaporation
What is made of water vapor and is floating in the atmosphere
A cloud that looks like a tornado
What is water as a gas
A measurement of how hot or cold something is
Layer of the atmosphere closest to earth, that is where weather happens
"Package" of air that rises, due to the heat from the sun's energy
______ has strong winds, thunder, usually rain, lightning etc.
Rain, snow, sleet, or hail are examples of what
What shows the different types of process
A measure of how much water vapor is in the air
Movement of air, that flows in a particular direction
Concentrated downward blasts of wind
A tornado that forms over water
A shock wave produced as lightning heats the air
Thunderstorm stage marked by the arrival of precipitation
Thunderstorm stage marked by a billowing, rapidly growing cloud
Rapidly swirling cloud that is most distinctive visual feature of a tornado
Air that is warm near the ground but very cold at higher elevations
An electron stream that flows from a cloud during a thunderstorm
A fierce single cell updraft thunderstorm
A long line of advancing thunderstorms usually moving ahead of a cold front
Rotating column of air that starts on the ground that's not associated with a tornado
A narrow funnel of whirling wind produced by a thunderstorm
Large rotating updraft in a supercell thunderstorm
An abrupt discharge of electricity through the air
A scale based on Fujita Scale used to classify tornadoes
Forms the bright flash of a lightning bolt
Localized storm involving lightning thunder strong winds heavy rain and sometimes hail and tornadoes
A single updraft system in a thunderstorm
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
the measure of the amount of thermal energy in the atmosphere
when any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist) falls to Earth
drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
ice pellets falling from clouds when there are strong rising air currents
fluffy and white with flat bottoms. They usually indicate fair weather.
dark gray rain clouds
large, fluffy, dark on the bottom. They may produce thunderstorms.
smooth, gray clouds that cover the whole sky (block out direct sunlight). Light rain and drizzle can happen.
feathery clouds. fair weather. often indicate that rain or snow will fall soon.
a short, heavy storm that consists of rain, strong winds, lightning, and thunder
a powerful funnel-shaped column of spiraling air that forms over land
a large, powerful windstorm that forms over warm ocean waters
occurs when the air pressure is higher than areas around it; usually means cooler temperatures and drier weather
is formed when a warm air mass pushes into a cold air mass, the boundary where a warm air mass moves over a cold air mass
when a cold air mass pushes under a warm air mass
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, and air pressure
the amount of moisture in the air
temperature, precipitation, wind, humidity, air pressure
A map that shows data about recent weather conditions across a large area